Medical Doctor & Licensed Psychotherapist
Swedish Institute for CBT & Schema Therapy
Poul Perris, MD, Licensed Psychotherapist and Supervisor, is the Director of the Swedish Institute for CBT & Schema Therapy in Stockholm, Sweden. He is the Founding President of ISST (2008 – 2010), and served as President of the Swedish Association for Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (SABCT) from 2010 to 2016. Poul was originally trained by Dr. Jeffrey Young in Schema Therapy and is certified as an advanced level schema therapist, supervisor & trainer for individuals and couples. He specializes in the treatment of personality disorders, and on couples therapy for complex relational problems. Poul has published a handbook on Schema Therapy (in Swedish), and also co-authored several chapters in English textbooks on schema therapy. Poul has been teaching and supervising therapists internationally for over a decade.